Friday, September 20, 2019
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PD for you and me

Jefferson County's Torri Lee Martin says using the workshop model for professional development can lead to more effective learning and more satisfied teachers.

Veterans turning to teaching get tools for the classroom

The Kentucky Department of Education and the University of Louisville held a symposium for veterans who are pursuing a career in education.

Making project-based learning work in an AP curriculum

Jefferson County's Andrew Waterhouse explains how project-based learning can fit into the Advanced Placement curriculum and get students more engaged.

Kentucky students make their mark at national Educators Rising conference

High school students across Kentucky who are interested in education as a career spent several days in the Texas heat at the Educators Rising Conference June 22-25 in Dallas.

Eight educators named to first KET Education All Stars team

Eight educators from across Kentucky have been named All Stars by Kentucky Educational Television as part of the inaugural KET Education All Stars program.

Teachers of the Year make the most of creativity

Melanie Callahan was named the 2020 Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Matt Kaufmann was named the 2020 High School Teacher of the Year

18 teachers receive scholarships for AP Summer Institutes

Eighteen Kentucky teachers have been awarded scholarships to one of four College Board Advanced Placement Summer Institutes. The scholarships totaling $18,200 cover the cost of tuition and, in some cases, expenses for the weeklong professional development programs.

Erin Ball Named 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Erin Elizabeth Ball, a language arts teacher at Georgetown Middle School in Scott County, is the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. Ball has four years of teaching experience in Scott County Schools.

Nine semifinalists named for Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding educators from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award, the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline™ announced April 26.

Lewis honors three student groups for advancing educational excellence

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis on April 24 honored three student-based organizations from across the Commonwealth for their participation in a new initiative aimed at promoting the importance of education.